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Saving Skype Voicemail

This is not particularly new, but I thought it worth making a note of, since there still seems to be some confusion about whether it’s possible to save Skype voicemail messages as audio files onto your computer. There are other ways, but this one, posted at SkypeJournal last year by a guy called Carlos, does the trick most simply, in my view, and doesn’t require any extra software. (This will probably only work on duplex soundcards, but most are nowadays, methinks.) I’ve edited it a bit for clarity. Open the Windows Volume Control (under Accessories/Multimedia in your Start Menu, or via the little speaker in the SystemContinue readingSaving Skype Voicemail

Flashing Your SIM

It’s a logical move: marry the SIMcard with flash memory. Investor’s Business Daily reports that M-Systems is doing just that: The company’s strike on the mobile phone market has a second front. It’s a new product, due to launch during the first half of 2006, that marries flash memory and a Simcard, which is used in 80% of cell phones. M-Systems calls it a Mega Simcard. <…>  “We’re looking at the Mega Simcard as one of our biggest growth generators in ’07 and ’08,” Maor said. This does seem to have been around at least a year as an idea (although the correct name seems toContinue readingFlashing Your SIM

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